Lot 387: A RARE WEDGWOOD WHITE WARE 'JUBILEE' PATTERN PART TEA SERVICE
CIRCA 1810 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the tray reserved in the center with the Badge of the Order of the Garter, all decorated with two portrait medallions of George III on the transfer-printed stippled orange ground enamelled with Oriental flowers, within a transfer-printed border of the Garter chain, comprising: a 17 1/2-inch oval tray, an octagonal teapot and cover, an octagonal slop bowl, and a cream jug, impressed WEDGWOOD. 5 pieces.
Some occasional and minor rubbing to gilding along the rim edges. The teapot's spout and handle have been broken off and restored back. There is restoration to the interior of the milk jug and an approximate 2-inch long area along the rim edge, possibly covering a haircrack. An approximate 5 in by 2 inch section of the bowl has been broken into several pieces (all of which are retained) and some discoloration to the interior. The bowl has some very minor flaking to the green enamel.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.